Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K Digital Camera ?

Dust Just got a panasonic fz18 you can look past the lens barrel straight into the camera body,nasty for getting dirt into it Can one install a couple of extension rings on the barrel housing and attach a filter to it to keep the camera clean Thanks Jan

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I have a Panasonic FZ18 and the Lens is not interchangeable so why would one be removing the lens in the first place?
This problem has plagued digital slr users for years. Unfortunately adding extension rings will change the focal length of whatever lens is used (could be a plus, but most likely not). Best thing is to change lenses in a clean environment, keep all your lenses clean and capped when not in use. Also when changing lenses it may help to keep the camera inverted with the body opening pointing downward. If stuff gets inside (which it will its only a matter of time) take it to a shop for a sensor cleaning (typical $40-50) or read about cleaning tools here http://www.photosol.com/
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